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Harvey Sanford Weisberg University of Minnesota, USA

Sanford Weisberg is Professor Emeritus of statistics at the University of Minnesota.  He has also served as the director of the University's Statistical Consulting Service, and has worked with hundreds of social scientists and others on the statistical aspects of their research.  He earned a BA in statistics from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Ph.D., also in statistics, from Harvard University, under the direction of Frederick Mosteller.  The author of more than 60 articles in a variety of areas, his methodology research has primarily been in regression analysis, including graphical methods, diagnostics, and computing.  He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and former Chair of its Statistical Computing Section.  He is the author or coauthor of several books and monographs, including the widely used textbook Applied Linear Regression, which has been in print for almost forty years.